Household pay-by-weight charging system in Ireland

Categories: Biogenic fraction, Paper, Economic, Metal, Glass, Plastic, EEE, Recycling

Organisation: Irish Department of Environment, Community & Local Government

Main partners:

  • Three Waste Regions within Ireland
  • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
  • Local authorities
  • Private waste collectors

Localisation: Ireland (IE)

Summary

A significant number of household collectors, both within this Region and nationally, have implemented a pay-per-weight charging system in order to comply with the pay-by-weight charging system required in their waste collection permit since 2005.

Separate collection of mixed dry recyclables in Ireland

Categories: Paper, Metal, Glass, Technical and Research, Plastic, Recycling

Organisation: Irish Department of Environment, Community & Local Government

Main partners:

  • Three Waste Regions within Ireland
  • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
  • Local authorities
  • Repak
  • Private waste collectors

Localisation: Ireland (IE)

Summary

The collection of a number of recyclable waste sources in one recycling bin i.e. cardboard, paper, plastic and cans has been undertaken in Ireland since 2001.

Waste awareness campaigns for children in Tallinn

Categories: Biogenic fraction, Paper, Eco Consumption, Metal, Glass, Waste Prevention, Communication and Education, Reuse and preparing for reuse, Plastic, Recycling, EEE

Organisation: Municipality of Tallinn

Main partners:

  • Kindergartens and schools in the City of Tallinn and Harju County
  • MTÜ Eesti Taaskasutusorganisatsioon (EPRO)
  • Estonian PackCycling (EPC)/Eesti Pakendiringlus
  • Kesto OÜ
  • Estonian foundation Environmental Investment Centre

Localisation: Estonia (EE)

Summary

Waste Wolf (in Estonian Prügihunt) is the City of Tallinn’s waste awareness campaign, which was organized since 2003. The waste awareness mascot also bears the same name. The goal of the campaign is to make the behaviour of the residents of Tallinn more environmentally friendly. Public events, competitions, information seminars and public surveys are carried out within the framework of the waste awareness campaign, and excursions to landfills and waste stations are organized.

Brussels Regional Programme for a Circular Economy

Categories: Governance, Strategy and Planning, Construction Material, Biogenic fraction, Eco Design, Paper, Legal, Eco Production, Eco Consumption, Metal, Economic, Glass, Technical and Research, Waste Prevention, Energy, Communication and Education, Plastic, Reuse and preparing for reuse, Recycling, Water, EEE, Product Service Systems, Land use, Wood, Industrial and Territorial Ecology, Other bulky items, Biodiversity, Other Fractions, Collaborative Economy

Organisation: 1) Brussels Environment; 2) Impulse

Main partners:

  • Government of the Brussels Capital-Region
  • Citydev.Brussels
  • Finance.Brussels
  • Innoviris
  • Bruxelles Propreté
  • Bruxelles Economie Emploi
  • Actiris
  • Bruxelles-Formation – VDAB Brussel

Localisation: Brussels-Capital Region (BE)

Summary

The objective of the Regional Programme for a Circular Economy (Programme Régional d’Economie circulaire – PREC) is to encourage the transformation of the linear economy into a circular economy, developing a strategic and operational vision of the environment as a resource creating local employment. This can be achieved in particular by relocating economic activity through short circuits in order to obtain a chain of value as complete as possible for the Brussels Capital-Region.